LONDON (May. 14)
A German peasant woman who gave a chicken to a Jewish physician in Koenigsberg in gratitude for having saved her two children from death was sentenced to 18 months’ hard labor for violation of the food ration regulations, and the doctor received a similar sentence, according to private advices reaching here today. The physician’s name is Klein.
In rendering the verdict, the court stated that to give food to a Jew meant to assist the enemies of the National Socialist State. “The Jews have brought war over Germany and aim to exterminate the German people,” the court declared.
The reports said that increasingly severe sentences were being imposed on Jews for food regulation violations. Sentencing of Jews in Nuremberg and Frankfort am-Main to terms in prison and concentration camp was reported.